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CNBC
Nov 28, 2012 7:00pm EST
the country. jay joins us from dallas with the details. >> you can see there are people flocking in here. they have been in waves all day. it has been very business here at police called fuel city, iconic here in dallas, great tacos here, you can buy gas obviously by the name but the big ticket has been the big ticket for the powerball. right now tickets selling at about $130,000 tickets per minute nationwide. over 1 billion have been sold. the states get $1 out of every two tickets sold and most use for programs for education the federal government will tax the winnings at about a quarter. so they'll make a lot of money out of this. unfortunately in the interest of full disclosure, larry, i think think the winning tickets have about been bought here in dallas. right now i hate to tell you, i think i've got them. >> fess up, jay, how many did you buy? full disclosure? transparency. >> only five. but i may be here a little longer. >> if you win, you're not going to retire, are you? >> i'd never retire. a lot of people say this already, i'd probably be pretty tough to work with if i do win
CNBC
Nov 28, 2012 4:00pm EST
the nation as the jackpot hits $550 million. nbc's jay gray is in dallas where the tickets are being at a fast and furious pace. jay? >> reporter: yeah, we're at fuel city where they sell a ton of gas. they have great tacos here. they sell a lot of other things too. as you can see the big ticket item today obviously has been those tickets. first you have the group that came in before work this morning, then the lunchtime crowd came in, now we're getting a bit of lull before the end of work group makes their way through to buy tickets. and we expect this place to be jam packed like it has been throughout the day today. they are selling at a fast pace, not only here in dallas, but across the country, a lot of work going on, and right now the "associated press" just reporting the rate of sales is 130,000 tickets every minute right now. they've already sold more than $1 billion worth of tickets. you know, that $1 out of every $2 that is spent on a ticket goes to the state selling that ticket. a lot of states obviously use that to fund programs including education here in texas and some o
CNBC
Nov 27, 2012 4:00am EST
confidence. analysts expect a reading of 73 can would be up a point from last month. dallas fed president richard fisher and atlanta fed president deny this lockhart are both speaking in berlin. richard fisher expressing concern that the size of the monetary policy easing in the u.s. is abnormally large. of course you might argue the abnormal conditions warrant that. never the the less, we'll also look at earnings from adt and green blount continmountain. the greek deal is done. athens will receive its much needed bailout cash. >> our common goal is that greece achieve a credible and sustainable reduction reaching lower than 110% of gdp in 2022. we will consider further measures if necessary to achi e achieve. >> one of the key points, silvia is back with us from brussels. good morning. and there are so many points. which are the most significant? >> well, we knew there was a sort of all combo of com poe neds there n. there because the euro group had agreed in principal to some kind of game plan and the key end was getting the imf on board. in exchange, one must almost say, the ef got th
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